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without power. >> new york gov. says hurricane sandy and katrina had a lot in common and none of it was good. superstar on sandy was worse in some ways compared to hurricane katrina. sandy did $42 billion worth of damage to new york. it costs more costly damage than katrina. >> in world news investigators had exhumed the palestinian leader to find out if he does poison by polonium. he died a decade ago after a sudden and severe illness. doctors from france, switzerland, and russia are going to take their own samples for independent analysis. authorities said high levels of the substance was found on araphats personal belongings. >> the fire that killed more than 100 textile workers by sabotage according to the bangladesh government. the worst ever industrial fire broke out on saturday and consumed in multistory factor. the interior minister said in a claccording to the investigation the fire was arson. >> coming up on the kron for a morning news we are following a developing story out of san francisco with the axis to and from treasure island on interstate 80 are closed due to
after hurricane katrina, which we all know will be probably the greatest civil engineering set of blunders that our country has made in our country's history. and what we all learn from hurricane katrina is what happens when we don't have a community that is prepared and a set of relationships that is ready to be hit by the big one. which leads me to the third reason why i wake up at night. the neighborhoods that i represent in the northeast not only represent the oldest neighborhoods in our city, but some of the most vulnerable. we have some of the poorest residents. half of my district are recent immigrants who are mono lingual. i have hundreds of constituents who live in buildings that contain them where they live three, four, five people in a room that might be no larger than 10 by 15 feet, in buildings that are absolutely prone to earthquake, fire, and the next major disaster. and, so, i was asked to just mention if i had three things that i want you to tell us as your civilian leaders. the first has to do with how to deal with community shock. two nights ago as a couple o
were in hurricane katrina. they travel all laid to s.i. and volunteers as were asked by the media out why. they said they came to help us in the wake of katrina and now it's our turn to repay the favor. they fed the people as well as the first responders affected by the storm jambalaya and such. >> a lot of the people i can help us were new york firefighters. they help desk and they did things so we get the an opportunity to come out we got up here and start to cut the jambalaya. >> this storm is disposal for at least a hundred and 13 deaths. >> so many questions about what causes autism in children and doctors are finding in the possible link. a new study coming out this morning finds that women who had the flu while they were pregnant or twice as likely to have the child later diagnosed with optimism. those who had a fever that lasted a week or longer while there were present were three times as likely to have a child diagnosed with off to as a it affects one in every 88 children. >> we have more free ahead in this morning where monetary temperatures were in his chilly everywhere. t
as the tsunami and help in the wake of hurricane ka trine, a katrina, rita, and ike, tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thanks, more now, parts of new york are still crim crippled as thousands remain powerless. almost 660,000 homes and businesses are still without electricity. around 700 patients had to be evacuated from bellevue hospital because of lost power. the mayor michael bloomberg says conedison is working aggressively to get power restored but it is going to take a long time. new york subwayses are offering limited service in lower manhattan, many lines though are still closed due to flooding. in the meantime a lot of people lined up this morning around brooklyn's barkley center to catch busses to work. mass transit is free by the way because police are trying to encourage people to take transit and not take cars. police in fact are only allowing cars carrying three or more people l across the city's bridges. >>> more coverage coming up on a new effort to help the victims of super storm sandy. what the red cross is sending from the bay area to help on the east coast. >>> it was a we
hurricane katrina. the estimates are between $30 and $50 billion. that includes economic losses, property damage and lost business. 90 people are known to have died in the storm. that number could go up. 4.5million people in 12 states are still without power tonight. cbs 5 reporter sharon chin has more now. >> reporter: some of the subway lines are rolling again. many people are finding recovery slow. they're out of gas, out of food, and out of patience. tensions flair on the road to new york city. traffic jams and gas lines stretched for miles in a commute of chaos. >> get in front of me. >> reporter: some stations ran out of fuel or power for pumps. triple a says only a third of the stations are open in new jersey and long island. some bridges opened up but police are enforcing a three person car pool to ease congestion. and more lines swell for buses, food and water. >> they're slowly trying to recover. >> reporter: millions of people in 11 states are spending their fourth night in the dark, including seven families in this lower manhattan apartment complex. this couple stranded on the
could hit $50 billion, second only to hurricane katrina. >> dozens of red cross volunteers from the bay area in new york now helping with disaster relief. 50 volunteers on 10 day to three week missions servinging people displaced or without supplies thousands landed in new york providing relief and organization. >> we're working in logistics and immediate yachl we're working in what we call care and shelter and providing high duration and a safe place for people to be. we're looking to support that. >> disney and abc making monday a day of giving for victims of sandy. disney kicking things off with a $2 million donation to the american red cross. ux help by texting to give $10 to the relief efforts. you can donate to the red cross by calling 1-800-help now or by going online to red cross.org/abc. >> economic news, october jobs report is out. candidates using it to try to win over voters before tuesday's election. rates picked up and analysts say that is because more people without jobs started looking for work. 171,000 new jobs were added to the economy. the president seized on the jobs
katrina. >> now a health study out links flu during pregnancy to autism. the study by researchers in denmark and the cdc looked at 97,000 children 8 to 14. researchers say mothers who reported having the flu during pregnancy were twice as likely to have a child with autism as those who did not report having the flu. the study does not suggest high fever or flu causes autism, many experts say there the correlation reinforces recommendation that all pregnant women should get the flu shot. >>> another study says children have higher risk of being hyperactive if their mothers constantly used a cell phone during pregnancy exposure during pregnancy impact fetal brain development and may cause hyperactivity that was the case in mice. memory was slightly decreased. >>> contra costa county health officials gearing up to convince smokers to quit for good this week during the 37th annual great american smoke-out. health services will offer it cans that include stress balls, cinnamon sticks and coupons for products that help smokers kick the habit. also lung screenings to detect early onset l
into so much more, your husband was sent six weeks for hurricane katrina and it's reminiscent in light of what's happened with sandy. >> absolutely, it's interesting. in 1992 with hurricane andrew, 70% of the support forces were active duty forces and 30% were guard. with hurricane katrina. that flipped. currently with andrew there are 6600 guardsmen deployed to help out with that effort and i think the role of the citizen soldier has just become even more prominent. >> alisyn: well, you're so right and thank you for helping us appreciate the national guardsmen this morning. the book is national guard 101, a handbook for spouses. thank you for joining us. >> thank you. >> alisyn: all right. it's the fallout over the newly passed law in washington sedate that legalizes marijuana. hundreds of people now getting free passes. we'll explain. plus, in honor our troops for veterans day, we've got patriotic painting on the plaza. i'll talk to him about his inspiration next. ♪ [ female announcer ] e-trade was founded on the simple belief that bringing you better technology helps make you a be
years, after katrina. back to you. >> all right, dan. >>> disturbing images still out there. we've been seeing the long unprecedented lines at gas stations all over the areas of devastation after hurricane sandy. and gas shortages could make getting to the polls tomorrow a challenge to voters inside the storm zone. abc's alex perez joins us from hasbrouck heights, new jersey. with the very latest on that critical situation. good morning, alex. >> reporter: hey, good morning, elizabeth. it's bright and early. and check this out. there's already a long line of cars waiting to get to the gas station down the street. but this station here, like so many others, they're completely tapped out from those trying to get their generators running but help from the federal government could not come soon enough. overnight, the relief's slowly rolling in. fema gas distribution tankers already at ten centers across new york and new jersey. others urge residents to finally fill up. the federal agency has delivered 8 million gases of gasoline and another 28 million gallons is headed to the region and tap
hurricane katrina. the first respondent-- >> the main reason we are here because we knew that allow people came from will allow those were firefighters. they can to help their fellow firefighters to feed us and do things. as soon as we got the opportunity we jumped on the truck and start cooking jambalaya. >> from superstar sandy is responsible for at least 113 deaths of 43 of those deaths are in new york city alone. >> the secretary of homeland's security visited new york this week in. she toured s.i. an area that was particularly hard hit by the storm. she told state and local officials her department and fema are committed to helping everyone in the region impacted by the storm. >> two people are dead and dozens are displaced as investigators continue to seek the cause of an explosion that level at least two houses in an indianapolis neighborhood and damages as many as 30 beyond repair. fire officials say they do not know what caused the blast. it happened about 11:00 p.m. saturday. damages are estimated at $3.6 million. residents returning to that neighborhood says the explosion has cr
people who are familiar with their struggle. survivors or of hurricane katrina. a group of students and teachers traveled to mississippi to help clean up debris. they will be spending the entire week there including the thanksgiving holiday. the volunteers say lots of people came and helped them after hurricane katrina hit their community and they just want to return the favor. >>> time now 6:41. if you do your holiday shopping online, you are being warned this morning. why the police say be very careful about how your packages are delivered. >>> we're live in san francisco where arson investigators are having three burned out cars towed away to inspect them to figure out if somebody deliberately set them on fire. >>> good morning. it's very slow and tough driving out there. we've had a a lot of accidents and a lot of single car crashes. we'll tell you where the traffic trouble spots are when we come back with the morning news. >>> most of rain is winding down. there is still light rain around. little hit and miss showers around marin county and san mateo coast. but kind of cloudy,
hurricane katrina being there my beloved home state of mississippi walking in rubble. the coastline, unrecognizable. family members displaced for months. it took over a year for us to get back in the family home. so many people asking me the same question. does the rest of the country know? do they know what happened to us? does anyone care? that is why today is so meaningful. please give what you can. any amount. it's greatly appreciated. if you can't make a donation, please consider giving your time, volunteering, sending positive thoughts to those that have been affected by sandy. let them know we care by giving whatever. bless you. thank you. >> here is the information. text abc to 90999 to give $10. you can also call 1-800-help now. or go online for red cross.org/abc. >> coming up, research shows being healthy won'tness ily stop heart attacks so there is good news for hearts of health conscious people. >> looking at how many kids skip school to watch the giants parade. how much team pride cost the district. >> i'm still taking your questions on twitter and facebook. you can con
of the l.a. riots that were highlighted during hurricane katrina, we had two milltrix out there, the active force and responding. with changes in the law and changes in focus and direction we're starting to fix a lot of that and come together as one joint team to be able to better serve the people here in the state of california and the rest the nation in times of disaster. but there is work that needs to be done. first, we need to find a way that we can share capabilities that are resident within each of our organizations. as the commander of the army national guard you would think i know what forces are available in the army reserve in california. but i don't. i don't even know who their general officers are. i have no visibility on what forces are available at camp pendleton depending on your deployment cycle what fleet week can bring to bear. and we need to find a way, perhaps dcl, north palm being the broker of that, to maintain a better capabilities database so we know what is immediately available because under our old constructs, if we needed additional help in the national guard in
for the red cross since hurricane katrina. so far the red cross has raised $117 million in donations for sandy relief. the west coast definitely stepped up to help the east coast. we want to thank you. with your help, we were able to raise nearly $180,000 for the red cross hurricane sandy relief fund during yesterday's telethon. and you can still make a donation by visiting our website, cbssf.com and clicking on the red cross link. >> it was fun working on that answering the phones. >> it was so neat to talk to people. it's amazing how generous people were. >> they really turned out. thanks. >>> all right. they are warriors with wounds you can't see veterans of iraq and afghanistan suffering from brain trauma or ptsd. a group of those veterans got a chance to try a new approach to their therapy in vallejo today. cbs 5 reporter da lin shows us how dolphins help the healing process. >>> reporter: they came home with invisible scars, psychologically traumatized by the combat experiences in the iraq war. >> it's personal. i'd rather not go into those. >> nice nightmares ray common occurrence. alth
this is between katrina and metro airport stations, they are switching. if you take vta it is on a sunday schedule. eastbound 84 thornton stall in the right lane off the dumbarton bridge. northbound 680 north mission and fremont, -- debris in right lane causing cars to pull over, you may find slowing past that scene. >>> 6:21. >>> 9ers coach harbaugh picks his starting quarterback for this sunday's game. >>> first and happening now, let's give you a live picture of the macy's thanksgiving day parade in new york city underway now. gorgeous, sunny, kind of cold and kung fu panda doesn't seem to matter one bit. >> wow he's big. >> pablo sandoval, big in new york city. [ laughing ] >> we'll have more coming up. >>> check out this beautiful colorful sunrise from tamalpais, sausalito, san francisco to the south bay, gorgeous. temperatures warm, dallas 80, st. louis 70, 35 fargo, 37 great falls. upper 40s seattle and portland. one airport having issues, detroit flight arrival delays because of fog, a little rain around kansas city and seattle otherwise smooth sailing in san francisco, oakland and san jos
$146 billion washington provided after hurricane katrina. >> up next, nasa announces it's longest space flight and american astronauts that will take part in the mission. >> giants will get a record bonus every player is paid, including suspended slugger melky cabrerra. >> michael finney q and a just head. i'll answer your questions here a little later. >> enjoy sun while you can. we have dense fog followed by stormy weather. we'll take a look at storms coming up. >> taking a look at traffic on the san mateo bridge. headlights are heading towards hayward and points east. traffic moving well now for drivers heading towards san mateo. stay with us. the news at 4:00 continues right after this. 20-year-old died during a gun battle between soldiers and i gang of drug traffickers they were traveling within mexico. and also today, angus t jones who plays jake harper trashed the show calling it filth?r and told thempeople to stop warning jy posting a notice their words are copy righted but the message is a hoax. >> nasa asked scott kelly to take part in its longest mission yet. they will begin
, during hurricane katrina. >> i know what bad damage looks like. my katrina house, all the way up to the ceiling. >> reporter: katie and her neighbors have created a support system of sorts. >> just all closer together. >> reporter: they meet up every night and talk and eat by candlelight. >> without you, i'd be lost. >> reporter: but warm thoughts aren't enough. and many here now fear things will only get worse as the nights grow colder. talk about being stuck between a rock and a hard place. this car sandwiched between a utility pole and this is the boardwalk. some people say they've heard they're not going to get power restored for another month. we kept hearing, where is fema? where is the red cross? where are the elected officials? >> it's heartbreaking, linsey. >>> there's questions about whether the devastation from sandy could be prevented from happening again. some experts say it's possible, looking to places around the world, special sea barriers made to protect cities. john muller is in battery park where the storm surge hit new york so hard. john, good morning. >> repo
to bail out new orleans after hurricane katrina, belmar, new jersey is returning the favor. >> get this water out of our town and back in the atlantic. >> reporter: belmar mayor said sandy swept his town over seven city blocks. what sandy did not flood she basically trashed. >> now we're in a recovery phase, getting the water out. at the same time we have heavy machine engineer that's moving the debris. >> reporter: the streets are being cleared. the sand trap left behind is being erased. >> we're trying to get power to the laundromat. >> reporter: nobody has electricity so the mayor had charging stations installed. >> council is receiving distribution. >> reporter: he's running the distribution center that's providing warmth and food that some people in bell hard have. >> what's it took at home right now? >> my home is cold. my brothers are hungry. >> as you go out into belmar with your assigned duty. >> reporter: everybody here has a job. >> i make grill cheese sandwiches. >> reporter: the mayor is telling restaurants to open and give their food away for free. >> we're here for t
who are very familiar with their struggle. survivors of hurricane katrina. the group of students and typers from mississippi traveled north to new jersey this week to help clean up debris and rebuild homes. it will -- they will be spendge the entire week there including the thanksgiving holiday. the volunteers say a lot of people came and helped them after hurricane katrina hit their community so they just want to return the favor. >> great story, tori. >>> 78:24. there's a new survey of berkeley high school students suggesting that fewer students are taking weapons to school or they are coming to campus under the influence of drugs and alcohol. 0% of juniors reported taking a weapon to school this year. that's down from 15%. the number of 11th graders coming to school under the influence of alcohol and marijuana, that also fell to 35% down from 55% in 2008. >>> all right. 8:24. want to check in with sal. see what's happening on 880 in oakland. >>> you know a lot of people use that to get to the airport in oakland. we also checked in with the airport parking. so far it's not comp
superstorm sandy could be among the most expensive in united states history. hurricane katrina cleanup and recovery cost merely 106 billion dollars, -- cost nearly 106 billion dollars. katie marzullo, abc7 news. >> the need is great and to help the people affected by sandy, you can text the words red cross to 90999 to donate $10 or call 1-800-red cross. or go to abc7news.com for a link to the red across website. >>> teenager accused of stealing a celebrity chef's lamborghini and shooting at two people set to race rearraignment today. a judge ruled two weeks ago there is enough evidence against 18-year-old max wade and ordered him to tan trial on various charges. police say wade stole guy fieri's lamborghini last year to impress a girl she rejected him wade is accused shooting at a car she was in with her boyfriend. >>> san leandro's ban on styrofoam takes effect today. restaurants must use compostable -- [ unintelligible ] businesses that don't comply will be given one warning. officials say they adopted the ordinance last year to protect the city's natural environment. san leandro joi
program behind hurricane katrina in 2005 and hurricane ike in 2008. as for stocks to watch, starbucks 4 quarter profit edging higher as new products help boost sales. starbucks planning on 1300 more stores next year also getting ready to roll out special products for the holidays, including christmas blend blonde roast. i'm jane king with the bloomberg business report. >>> united airlines rewarding passengers who help victims of sandy. united will give bonus miles to customers who donate money to relief efforts. customers can give to the red cross or feeding america. donations of $50 to $90 nine will earn 250 miles and a gift of $100 or more will get you 500 bonus miles. we posted the information on abc7news.com. >>> californians are more likely to carpool and use public transportation than anyone else in the country. more than 11% of commuters here carpool. compared to less than 1% across the rest of the country. more than 5% of californians use public transportation, slightly higher than the national average. our commute is three minutes longer than the national average. >>> east bay
at $50 million. it's the second costly storm in the u.s. behind hurricane katrina. coming up at 5:45 we'll have a live report from new jersey. we'll hear from victims of sandy as they put their lives back together. >>> more aid from california is headed to the east coast. the southern california utility company is sending about 70 trucks and 120 employees to help restore power to the battered region. two cargo planes filled with supplies and bay area personnel left yesterday. >>> time now 5:33. breaking new. highly anticipated jobs report just came out. it's showing 171,000 jobs were added last month. that is more than economists predicted. unemployment rate for october was 7.9%. that is up from 7.8% in september. we'll have much more about the jobs report coming up in ten minutes. also at 6:15 our washington, d.c. newsroom will report about the political impact of the jobs report just four days before the presidential election. >>> the moraga school district filed legal pictures accusing a child sex abuse victim of contributing to the abuse. current swim coach kristin is suing the dist
.s. history behind katrina. again we are looking live at the new jersey shore near the town of margate. coming upwell have a live report from n and hear from the victim on sandy and how they hope to put their lives back together. >>> meanwhile more aid from california is headed to the east coast. southern california utility company is sending about 70 trucks and 120 employees to help restore the power in that area. two cargo planes filled with supplies and bay area personnel left from travis air force base yesterday. >>> our time 6:35. sewage spill is a lot larger than first thought. it was first reported along woodside drive tuesday evening and it was repaired late tear night. they first thought 2,000 gallons spill now their new estimates say it was actually 88,000 gallons. now the cause of the spill that is still being investigated. the agency is working with marin county and the town top find out how much sewage entered storm drains. >>> boat owners are being warned watch out for suspicious activity following a series of boat thefts. six boats were stolen last month around dutch slew road,
the problems in hurricane katrina disaster. >> ordered that resources are available as soon as they needed them. not let the red tape get in the way of solving problems especially when it came to local utilities could restore power as quickly as possible. >> following today's meetings, they will fan out and visit storm damaged communities throughout the region. to make sure that necessary resources are being provided. mitt romney gave the republican address with his own comments. >> our thoughts and prayers are with those on the east coast. americans come together in times of crisis. our first impulse is to come to the aid of those in need. this time it will be no different and help our fellow americans recover from this tragic storm. >> terry: he went on to talk about the decision americans face in choosing the next president making a campaign statement that calls for a change at the top. >> san francisco is breaking ground to the tod on new library. they are going to be there at 11:00. ceremony is taking place at columbus and lombard. they will celebrate from performance beach blanket babylon
to do as a contrast to george bush doing what he did with hurricane katrina. do you remember how awful he was? obama and christie stood up and did what he was supposed to do as a leader. >> which is find a camera at the beach and talk a couple people. >> did you find yourself ever reaching out to the opposite party and complementing them for their work? >> every day. and it wasn't so much the opposite party. it was people opposite me. that sometimes presented a real problem. when i couldn't really convince them, i looked forward to seeing their eulogy. >> that's politics. >> that's willie for you. coming up, one last look at this morning's top stories. >> that includes the latest on the strike. the first one called in the company 77-year history. >> we'll be right back. ,,,, where others fail, droid powers through. introducing the new droid razr maxx hd by motorola. now more than ever droid does. thousand workers are on stre against the raley's supermat chain. this after contract >> welcome back. here's a look at this morning's top stories. >> some 7000 workers on strike against the su
. hurricane katrina. you remember how awful he was? and howfa thafellow was terrible? ignore the campaign. >> and go to work. >> and -- . >> mayor brown. >> as a mayor or a governor, did you find yourself ever reaching out to the opposite party and complimenting them for their work? >> every day. >> and it was not so much the opposite party but people and that is sometimes presenting a real problem. i look forward to the eulogy. >> and when does a politician really reach out across the other side in. >> when there is a baby there? >> or something like money. >>> coming up, a last-minute look at this morning's top stories. >> and that includes the latest on the raily store going on this morning. the first one call on the company's 77-year history. . >> welcome back. and let's take a look at this morning's top stories again. >> and some 7,000 workers are on strike against the raily's knob hill supermarket train. among the issues, a proposed wage freeze and changes in health benefits. >> and a new video of republican presidential candidate mitt romney, see he spoke at a rally in iowa, the fi
may excited the number destroyed by katrina. if so sandy would be the largest disaster to impact the country's vehicle. buyer beware check for signs of water damage and the car's history. live at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king. >>> we have our own winter storm that mike is watching. >>> first really cold one of the year that brings thunderstorms, first threat of frost, interesting pattern unfolding. good morning. thought we would start in san jose, downtown, low clouds, fog, reduced visibility. san jose international airport on time. north bay san rafael, driving too the fog if you are traveling down 101 this morning. watch out for that. we have flight arrival delays into sfo of 60 minutes. nothing at oakland, on time. live doppler, no areas of wet weather organized, misty driving the thicker clouds tomorrow we'll be seeing rain on doppler, be prepared for that today the transition from record high temperatures to average temperatures right now most of us in the low to upper 50s same around monterey bay gilroy 47. that transition because of slow sunshine today and bec
's second costliest storm behind hurricane katrina. nearly 67,000 hopes served by long island power authority are still without electricity. storm victims complain they are being help in the dark when it comes to getting information from that utility. new problem is gawkers residents say they feel like zoo animals with so many people driving by and snapping pictures. >>> latest victoria secret fashion show giving retailers more exposure. bloomberg business report is next >> new study out that expectant moms need to hear, next, possible link between common illness and autism. >>> unusual financial dilemma facebook is putting lucky peninsula communities in. >>> candlelight vigil in east bay honoring memory of 19-year-old murder victim. police are >>> welcome back. clouds and rain moving through the northern part of the state scattered showers one or two may leak into the north bay other than that it is going to be quiet and warmer. low to mid 60s, -- [ inaudible ] >>> important new health stud links flu during pregnancy to autism. the study looked at nearly 97,000 children 8 to 14. th
billion. in comparison. hurricane katrina cost $108 billion in damage along the gulf coast. still very tough. >>> new jersey governor chris christie has made it official, he is running for re-election. the republican governor filed the necessary documents that will allow him to set up a campaign, raise re-election funds and hire a staff. his approval rating among registered voters at 77%, a 21- point spike since late october much of that credited to his handling of superstorm sandy. >>> several bay area district attorney's have reached a settlement with a weight loss company that promotes a diet. sensa products and its parent company will pay more than $900,000 to settle a false advertising lawsuit. prosecutors say sensa claimed its diet was clinically proven to work. sensa admitted no fault and stands behind its products. >>> experts at usc already concluded that kids who live near freeways are at high risk for autism. now there are findings that pollution raises the risk of autism. studies by usc found that pregnant women in highly polluted areas doubled the chances of their children
with the recovery. he said he wants to avoid the problems experienced in the hurricane katrina disaster. >>> ordered that resources be made available to states in the path of the storm as soon as they needed them. and i instructed my team not to let red tape and burr rock case get in the waive solving problems. especially when it came to making sure local utilities could restore power as quickly as possible. >> following the meeting they will fan out and visit storm-damaged areas throughout the region to see if resources are being provided. >>> it's a simple procedure, get a reverse mortgage and have to live in the home. how come the county moved a 92-year-old woman outta years ago and took a reverse mortgage out on her home? here's the latest i-team investigation. >>> my aunt loved that house, loved being home. it gave her memories of her husband. >> monte said her aunt, 92-year-old lilly, would never want to move out of her house. lilly suffers from dementia, but she and her husband planned to live out their last days here. sam died in 1995. >> my aunt would tell me that. your uncle said if anythi
in the hurricane katrina disaster. >>> ordered that resources be made available to states in the path of the storm as soon as they needed them. and i instructed my team not to let red tape and burr rock case k -- bureaucracy get in the waive solving problems. especially when it came to making sure local utilities could restore power as quickly as possible. >> following the meeting they will fan out and visit storm-damaged areas throughout the region to see if resources are being provided. >> san francisco is breaking ground today on a new north beach library. the city librarian and others will be on hand for the 11:00 ceremony at columbus and lombard. north beach residents will celebrate the new library project with performers and other musical entertainment. construction of the new branch library in north beach is funded by a $106 million voter-approved bond measure. furniture and equipment will come from the fundraising efforts by friends of the san francisco public library. >>> new this morning the san mateo city council will consider three options for regulating noisy leaf blowers on monday. i
having covered katrina you get the first wham was, okay, but then the insidious sort of day after day after day -- >> it's going to be a long slaught. >> that's what hit people now. as trite as it sounds, the more you can talk to your family members about it, the more important it is. reach out to neighbors who may not have anything. find out if you can help car-pool kids. find out what's happening in community centers. there are a lot of communities still virtually cut off from the rest of the world and they're not getting information. >> everything connects, you don't have any power, any gas. you don't have gas, you can't get to the store, the pharmacy. talk about people if you need a medication and you have just fumes in your gas tank, you can't get to the pharmacy, may not be open when you get there, what do you do? >> this preparedness issue. everyone should have a five-gallon water container that sits in the basement that's always there. for people on medications, have a zip locked bag with at least two or three days of medication that's labelled. know where there are alternate
that customers were without power. >> no your governor andrew cumuomo says hurricane sandy and katrina had a lot in common, and non of it was good. he says sandy did $42 billion in damage to new york. he knows that sandy hit a more densely populated region and cost more costly damage that katrina. >> a new poll finds that america does are less optimistic about the country's future that where there were four years ago. a survey found 56 percent of the public thinks the country will be better off for years from now. that's down from 76% who felt that way in 2008 after president obama won his first presidential bid. looking ahead to the president's second term, off 54% stake they are enthusiastic or optimistic, while 44% are not. oh, you a keurig vue brewer? oh, it's great! now i can brew my coffee just the way i love it. how do you do that? well, inside the brewer, there's this train that's powerful enough to carry more coffee and fresh water to make coffee that's stronger and bigger... and even hotter! actually, i just press this button. brew the coffee you love -- stronger, bigger, or hotter --
it the second most expensive storm in u.s. history, after hurricane katrina. >> nearly half of new york city's death from superstorm sandy happened on staten island. homeland secretary janet napolitano is going there today, where people say they're suffering and not getting enough help. anna werner, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. as you stand on this street in staten island you can clearly see the path of destruction wrought by hurricane sandy. cars picked up and tossed like toys. that continues throughout the neighborho neighborhood. many residents say they feel ignored. some residents of staten island have started calling it the forgotten burrough. across storm-ravaged staten island, frustrations are mounting. >> we're going to die! we're going to freeze! we've got 90-year-old people. >> reporter: residents are outraged, claiming their community has been ignored in the days following sandy while aid pours in to other parts of new york and new jersey. >> they don't talk about them that much. a lot of people here are hurting much it's upsetting. >> reporter: power is out. hundreds
. there was a picture a eli manning and he's been through katrina and everything and he showed if people this uppe... this is a new york think? >> they said he was in new jersey >> that shows the flag and a fax players like this and -- a feffects >> i don't care how much money you have heard don't have when you see your property in that condition... >> de run the new york city marathon? they are the go ahead with the marathon. they have generators and powers and south and it just seems a little weird. >> your question was so long that they are restarted the music. let me answer really quick 1989 i learned a lesson in the had the earthquake. i was the one who said there's no way to resume the world series. this is not the right time for this there are people still under the cyprus piano. but then a guy tell me and said listen this shows our resiliency. will get back and show the nation how strong we are. for all the people who say wehere and se can do this. in new york the show does go on and new yorkers will respond lot of law that's another way to look at it. >> that is the mayors are you in a nu
billion. but, hey, that's chump change compared to the $80 billion that katrina is going to cost and the $50 billion that sandy cost. >> is there a down side? >> if you're on the other side of the barrier reflective waives, waives that reflect have the same amount of energy and could savage the neighboring areas. not to mention the fact that the shore fronts are not protected. long island the jersey shore you may have to use sand replenishment there because the storm barrier cannot extend 100 miles. that's not possible. >> if they came to you and asked for your recommendation you would say yes, you should do? >> immediately we have to set up a study group to look at the implications. >> study groups makes people's eyes glaze over. >> this is for real now. we're talking about people's lives, people's businesses, the economy of the area. and, look, new york city is dragging at the tail. other cities already bit the bullet. other cities have storm surge barriers. look at london st. petersberg. >> you mentioned that. but what about american cities? >> new orleans pro
out for them. this is something we saw after hurricane katrina after multiple walsh damages in this country. you tend to see cars make their way back out into the supply. you have to be vigilante about it. you can check for the car's vin number. there are experiences and i've talked to people who bought cars where inside the car they found two different vin numbers. that's a dead giveaway that you're dealing with a car that more than likely has been in an accident or faced water damage. go to carfax.com to check these things. you can check for water in the head lights and check for corrosion. that's a dead giveaway there was sea water involved in hurricane sandy and that's a corrosive item. >> if you think i can get a refurbished car for a good deal. >> not a good deal. corrosion inside your engine, it will eventually prevent your engine from running. >> because of the saltwater >> sea water is corrosive and wreaks havoc on the engine among multiple other parts. if you can prevent from driving that type of car that's what you want going forward. >> does insurance cover water
came to new orleans after katrina and bringing the super bowl to that town at that time was a remarkable achievement and new orleans people love him for what he gives back to the city. >> love him, the fact that he just became emotional talking about the war heroes and that he can talk so candidly about his mark. most people try to hide that stuff. i can't wait to see it. >> up can see the entire interview and our interview with sean penn and alicia keys. >> holidays are coming. thanksgiving is tomorrow. there are bound to be some awkward social moments at your thanksgiving dinner. columnive phillip >>> let me show you how it's done. dad how about a little percussion. tap, tap. mom, high hat. good, mom. excellent. and engineer rirksjerry, on the kick drum. come, come come. on the kick drum. come come. go. and jerry in the house. come come. with the kick drum. >> i'm just not a kick drum kind of guy. i rather be a listener. >> that awkward moment comes from "the breakup." we got "new york times" columnist phil galanes to help us get through this holidays. h
york says sandy may have a greater financial impact than hurricane katrina because it hit a more densely populated area and caused more damage. governor andrew cuomo is asking the federal government for $42 billion in aid. that includes $33 billion in preaches and $9 billion to prepare for the next big storm. last month's storm flooded the subway systems, damaged tens of thousands of homes and knocked out power for many. >>> later today, we'll learn that the man who killed officer capoot will stand trial. if found guilty, he could face life in prison or the death penalty. >>> police say a 17-year-old and another teenager fired several shots as a family was leaving a baby shower. the 3-month-old baby was killed. the shooter thought the parents were someone else. a jury will likely be selected by the end of the year with opening statements starting in early january. >>> a reward is being offered in san francisco to help an ailing man find his stolen dog. 56-year-old robert ronkle also has cancer. well, his dog, lola, is trained to recognize distress and comfort him. somebody stole
katrina the price of gas went up, but that's because that storm struck in a different region of the country. >> well, yes indeed. 25% of the nation's refining capacity is on the gulf coast. katrina was a category 5 storm which meant refineries near the coast took a lot more wind, a lot more water, although sandy was properly named a super storm, it didn't have the sustained wind that we see on the gulf coast with a category 5, and so you didn't have anywhere near the damage to the production facilities. but what makes the new york area, new jersey, new york, connecticut so complicated, matt in, terms of the supply system is you don't have that many refineri refineries. therefore you rely on pipelines and ports, and the ports took quite a bit of damage. you couldn't get barges and ships in there right away. >> right. >> the refineries weren't too badly damaged, but the pipeline was also shut down for a while because it exits on the water. >> let me ask you this then as someone who knows the industry and the delivery system very well. how long do you think this situation is goi
katrina came through. you know what you had to do in terms of working with the federal government. a lot of heat on chris christie, the governor of new jersey for being seen touring his state with president obama and praising his leadership. in your opinion, did governor christie break some unwritten rule? >> look, the governor, whether it's governor of mississippi or new jersey is supposed to do what's in the best interest of his state and his people. and when you have a big disaster like this, a governor knows that not for the next few weeks or months, but for years the federal government's going to be their partner. you know, it's very interesting to me when i didn't criticize george bush after katrina, the press attacked me for not criticizing, saying i was partisan. i did just exactly what chris christie did in this sense. i was taught criticize in private, praise in public, but criticize in private. and besides that, the federal government did a whole lot more right than wrong. for christie and new jersey, their relationship with the federal government is just starting. >> so chris
survived hurricane katrina. a team from a caesarean is in new orleans travel all the way to s.i.. they said the bay got caught with hurricane country and now it is time for them to repay the favor. they sir john ladd to the victims as well as the first responders of the storm. this looks like the most traveled spot. we're looking at light traffic on monday the observance of veterans day. we'll leave back with any hot spots need to steer around. >> live look this is our roof camera showing us the skies over seven francisco. but is clear and cold there. we will get a look at the air forecast with arafat in just a minute but first we're going to jackie sissel who is in san rafael. still 38 degrees how? >> i got a year and it is not added any warmer yet. this that is out but is still not the goods had over the buildings in downtown san rafael. it is cold probably one of the colder morning as we have seen so far this season. you can see people with these on. other people have scarves and men's and that is kind of what you will need today the good is is a lot of people do not even have to get out
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